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How to Setup OpenVPN on Asus Router

Mar 08, 2018
Dec 02, 2022
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Configuring a PureVPN tunnel on your router is a great way to ensure the safety and security of all the devices in your home. This method is especially beneficial if you have devices that don’t have VPN compatibility or you want to protect all the Wi-Fi-connected devices in your home.

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. VPN Supported Router.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)
Note: Dedicated IP addon can be only be connected with Ras protocol i.e PPTP/L2TP/SSTP/IKEV.
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click 👉 here to visit member area.

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.
  • From manage account section, go to the Subscriptions tab.
  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials
  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.
How to Setup OpenVPN on Asus Router.
  • Download required OpenVPN files from here.
  • Access your Router Panel and click VPN from Left menu.
Download required OpenVPN files from here Access your Router Panel and Click on VPN from Left menu.
  • From the VPN Section, click VPN Client then click Add profile.
From VPN Section, Click on VPN Client then click on "Add profile"
  • From new windows, click OpenVPN and insert the following info:
    1. Description: PureVPN, PureVPN US, PureVPN UK etc (Anything you like)
    2. Username and Password: Enter your PureVPN credentials.
  • Now click Choose file.
From new windows, click on OpenVPN and insert the following info:  Description: PureVPN, PureVPN US, PureVPN UK etc (Anything you like) Username: Insert Username provided by PureVPN Password: Insert Password provided by PureVPN  Now Click on Choose file.
  • Navigate to downloaded Open VPN files and select desired Country.
Navigate to downloaded OpenVPN files and select desired Country.
  • Click Upload.
Click Upload.
  • Once upload completes. Select Import the CA file or edit the .ovpn file manually and click Edit.
Once upload completes. Select "Import the CA file or edit the .ovpn file manually and click on "Edit"
  • Now go back to downloaded OpenVPN files.
  1. Open CA.cry in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it under Certificate Authority.
  2. Open WDC.key in Notepad, copy all content and past it under Static Key (Optional) box and click Save.
Now go back to downloaded OpenVPN files.  Open CA.crt in Notepad, copy all content, and past it under Certificate Authority. Open WDC.key in Notepad, copy all content and past it under Static Key (Optional) box and click on Save
  • Click OK.
  • Click Activate to connect OpenVPN.
Click "Activate" to connect OpenVPN.
  • OpenVPN Connection will establish in a few seconds. Sometimes Asus shows (X) on connect status. Ignore it and go to the System log to verify the connection status.
OpenVPN Connection will establish in a few seconds. Sometimes Asus shows (X) on connect status. Ignore it and go to the System log to verify the connection status.
  • If you see Initialization Sequence Completed at the and that means OpenVPN is successfully connected.
If you see "Initialization Sequence Completed" at the end that means OpenVPN is successfully connected.

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  1. David J Bard says:

    I am trying to set the VPN up on the Asus Router RT-AC88U. When I go to VPN Client put PureVPN in the description, my username and password and click “Choose File”, it does not populate countries, instead it goes to My Documents. How do I get the right Files of countries to populate?